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  1. Lincoln Ranked the 4th Best City to Raise a FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Looking to find a new spot to settle down and start a family? If you live in Nebraska, you may not have to go far. A brand new study from WalletHub says Lincoln is one of the best places in the U.S. to raise a family.

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  2. Ponca Tribe Accepts Ownership of Homestead Trail ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska will become the new owner of the 19.5-mile former railroad right-of-way between Beatrice and the Kansas state line, according to an agreement with the Nebraska Trails Foundation and the Homestead Conservation and Trail Association. "We are thrilled to announce that the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska will accept the title to this final portion of the Homestead Trail, once it is completed this fall.

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  3. Nebraska Teens Lead Anti-Tobacco MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Teens from all over Nebraska are serving their state by leading No Limits' - a statewide youth-led tobacco prevention movement. The 10 teens who were chosen following a statewide application process, will serve on a youth leadership board for the 2015-2016 term.

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  4. Final Day To Register for the 2015 State Games of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The State Games of America is the largest Olympic-style sports festival in the nation, and will be held right here in Nebraska. SGA 2015 is expected to draw 20,000 athletes to compete in more than 60 sports.

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  5. Running For MS: A Cross-Country JourneyRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    MS Run the US is a relay run across the United States mean to raise both money and awareness for those battling MS. Vanessa Urbach is one of a handful of runners who is putting their talent to use for a great cause.

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  6. Navy Hero RememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A New York group is leading a hike to the site on a mountain where a U.S. military plane crashed 70 years ago, killing a highly-decorated World War II hero and the five other Navy men on board. The Friends of the Mountain Beacon Six will hike Saturday to the spot on Mount Beacon where a twin-engine transport plane crashed on November 11, 1945 while en route from New Jersey to Rhode Island.

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  7. ZZ Top to Perform in LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Hot on the heels of their tour with Jeff Beck and a sizeable concert run on their own, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top are teaming up with special guests Blackberry Smoke for the Grooves & Gravy Tour. The tour will take the two simpatico bands through much of North America from mid-August to early October with a stop at Pinewood Bowl Theater in Lincoln, Nebraska Friday, September 25. The Grooves & Gravy Tour will also make stops in Memphis , Festival Trois-Rivieres en Blues in Quebec, Nashville, New Orleans, The Blues & Brews Festival in Telluride, CO, Pomona and San Diego, CA, and -- to quote the ZZ Top's classic "Jesus Just Left Chicago," - "all points in between."

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  8. Lincoln Ranks Among Top Ten of 2015's Best Cities for FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    With about 40 percent of all moving taking place during the summer, the leading personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015's Best & Worst Cities for Families. In order to help American families find the ideal location to put down roots, WalletHub compared each of the 150 most populated U.S. cities across 30 key metrics.

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  9. Man, Woman Found Dead In Burning HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Police and fire and rescue personnel called to a Lincoln home Saturday night for a breathing problem found the place on fire and two people dead inside. Police say the victims on Northwest Darkwood Court, south of West Fairfield Street, were a man and woman in their 70s.

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  10. Hoiberg Named Coach in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Fred Hoiberg might be giving up the nickname of "the Mayor" in Chicago. He may have to ask Rahm Emanuel if he can borrow the title.

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  11. Reports: Chicago Bulls to Announce Hoiberg as Head Coach TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Chicago Bulls are expected to hold a news conference Tuesday to announce the hiring of Fred Hoiberg as head coach. Hoiberg comes to Chicago from Iowa State, where he led the Cyclones to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances and back-to-back Big 12 tournament titles.

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  12. Fighting Among Inmates Places State Pen On LockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln was placed on lockdown status Saturday after a series of inmate fights occurred, resulting in injuries to two staff members who were treated at the hospital for minor injuries. Acting Warden Robert Madsen said in a statement that public activities, including visits and volunteer events have been canceled for the weekend.

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  13. Heavy Rain Floods Lincoln StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    More than two inches of rain fell overnight and flooding was reported on 9th Street near downtown Lincoln. More high water was found on Highway 77, near Saltillo Road.

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  14. Man Convicted Of Three Murders Dies In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A man convicted of three separate killings died Tuesday at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. Clarence Victor, 82, suffered from a long-term medical condition.

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  15. $22,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    One lucky player who bought a 2by2 ticket for the Friday, April 24 drawing is holding a ticket worth $22,000. The Nebraska Lottery has confirmed that one ticket sold for Friday's 2by2 draw matched all four winning numbers for the $22,000 top prize.

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  16. Woman Steals Dog From Yard, Sells It At SupermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A Lincoln woman was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing a dog out of a yard and selling it at a grocery store. Tabitha Brown had left her 9-week-old pit bull "Duchess" outside last Sunday afternoon when a neighbor reported seeing someone reach over the fence and snatch the dog.

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  17. Lancaster County Sheriff Investigating ID Theft CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate 15 separate incidents of identity theft involving the Internal Revenue Service since January 1st, 2015. When filing taxes for 2014, citizens are discovering their personal information has already been used to file a tax return.

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  18. North High Magnet Program Wins Forestry AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A group of North High Magnet students in the school's Music & Media Technology program have been awarded the Nebraska Community Forestry Award by the Nebraska Forest Service. The group will be presented the award during a ceremony at the Nebraska Capitol in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Wednesday, April 1, at 1:30 p.m. Last year, a select group of MMT upper classmen accepted a challenge from the city of Omaha to research a topic important to the community and develop materials to educate the population as to its importance.

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  19. Big Lake Park Gets New Sign, New LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Visitors will notice the new Big Lake Park signage is installed. On Friday afternoon workers dotted the "i" in "Big" to complete the look.

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  20. Lincoln Teacher Admits Sexual Assault Allegeations to InvestigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A Lincoln teacher admitted to investigators that he did send sexual text messages to a 14-year-old student and that he had sexual contact with her, according to court records. On Friday afternoon, 22-year-old Jackson Hedrick posted bond and was released from jail.

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